Category Archives for "Well-Living Workplace"

Collaborative Questions Growth Humanity Workplace

collaborative questions

Collaborative conversations are framed and actioned by “the growth of persons” and “experiencing humanity in the workplace” Insights 9 and 10 of 10 About collaborative questions of identity and humanity in the workplace The growth of persons Question identity by asking “Who are we?” … … as you measure the intensity and frequency of “shift happens” scenarios. One […]

Collaborative Groups Sharing Reflections

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Collaborative conversations are framed and actioned by “asking for reflections” from “different grouping formats” Insights 7 and 8 of 10 About a collaborative group asking for reflections via different grouping formats Collaborative group reflections Share reflections on past and present … remain alert to sharing the story of what is happening either orally or in writing. By sharing what […]

Collaborative Data Decision Making

collaborative data

Collaborative conversations are framed and actioned by “using outside data and outside people” and “looking ahead for decision making” Insights 5 and 6 of 10 Collaborative data for decision making Using outside data/people Include outside data and outside people, as you need it/them … remember you are not alone and you are not the first. Someone has […]

Collaborative Story Sharing Remaining Present

Collaborative Story

Collaborative conversations are framed and actioned by “sharing the story” and “remaining present” Insights 3 and 4 of 10 Collaborative Story while Remaining Present … their importance! Sharing the Collaborative Story Play out the conversation and share the story … animate your story through walking your talk and sharing the story. In doing so, the more it […]

Collaborative Rapport Decision Making

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Collaborative conversations are framed and actioned by “collaborative rapport” and “connecting decision makers and outsiders” Insights 1 and 2 of 10 Collaborative Rapport Create rapport with one, collaboration with many … determine the personal connections you require with individuals as with groups. Each relationship differs because of the hierarchy of values each person expresses about […]

Using Collaborative Conversations in the Well-Living Workplace

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Using Collaborative Conversations To Create a Well-Living Workplace I have often been asked where I start conversations about the well-living workplace. That is, to create a place of work where people live and work well together. Where they enjoy what they do and do what they enjoy. My response: I use collaborative conversations to create a […]

Legacy as Connection Currency 

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Connection Currency As you establish and sustain well-living relationships during #YourNextFifty, you have “Connection Currency.” With and through your various well-living relationships you mutually guide each other to be your best for the world. This connection currency is especially worthwhile as you create the well-living workplace with your staff, volunteers, and customers. Mentoring and Facilitating As you mentor them […]

Managing Leading Actions

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Summary of Managing Leading Actions for the Well-Living Workplace The following 31+ statements highlight key actions useful for those who manage and lead a well-living workplace – a place of work where people live and work well together. The list is a composite of managing leading actions suggested by customers and clients over the past 30+ years. We continue to […]

Story Metaphor and Well-Living Workplace

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 Use Story Metaphor for Managing and Leading the Well-Living Workplace Why … because the story metaphor provides a way to remember more than facts. About a story E M Forster said A fact = the queen died, the king died A story = the queen died, the king died of a broken heart Story-sharing via a story metaphor guides […]

Story Sharing

Story Sharing

Story Sharing: Consideration and Application Use story sharing as a way to remember what happened and what the story contributes. Even the most valuable facts, figures, and failures can be easily overlooked or forgotten after learning them and/or from them. Through story-sharing focus on what you have learned that is transferable to the workplace – life – and pay attention to the story […]